Experiment/Simulation (video) New York University Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption This video shows a side-by-side comparison of the shape development of a single dissolving pillar from experiment and simulation. Both methods show that an initially smooth apex is carved into an ultra-sharp spike. Credit NYU's Applied Mathematics Lab Usage Restrictions In conjunction with this study only Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.